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1. @four did a great job under tremendous pressure & made zero excuses. I don't think anyone could've done better under the circumstances. He said Uber made a mistake in both paying extortion (he was clear it wasn't a bug bounty) & failing to notify affected users & drivers.
2. I made the following points:
- it's great that there are more legal ways to report bugs, & ways to be paid bounties, but we are creating a skewed market by saying everyone needs a bug bounty without building a robust overall defense. More bug hunters does not = more bug fixers
- muddying defense market waters by misapplying the term bug bounty to the extortion payment Uber made makes it more likely others will try for a data theft $100,000 payout instead of a $10,000 legit bug bounty
- markets are created deliberately, & we must take care to shape them
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